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Paul Speirs

Boris's ring tunnel is going around in circles

So the mayor’s next big idea is to build a 22km long orbital tunnel around London.  At first glance this seems, well, a bit bonkers however creative and at times counter-intuitive, the solutions we need are for modern transport challenges. In terms of winning the ongoing battle against inner London congestion, a ring tunnel around the capital was probably not the first option on the table, nor will it be the last.

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